Proposal Preparation. NSF Workshop for Sponsored Project Administrators at Hispanic Serving Institutions April 13, 2007- Miami, FL April 20, 2007 – Albuquerque, NM. Ask Early, Ask Often!!. Outline. Finding funding opportunities Searching the NSF web site
NSF Workshop for Sponsored Project Administrators
at Hispanic Serving Institutions
April 13, 2007- Miami, FL
April 20, 2007 – Albuquerque, NM
Think through your project idea before searching for funding programs.
A good proposal is a good idea, well expressed, with a clear indication of methods for pursuing the idea, evaluating the findings, making them known to all who need to know, and indicating the broader impacts of the activity.
Search by key words or for the appropriate program office.
NSF provides the following types of funding opportunities
1. What do you intend to do?
2. Why is the work important?
3. What has already been done?
4. How are you going to do the work?
Grant Proposal Guide
Funded Project Abstracts
Reports, Special Publications
Mentors on Campus
Serve As Reviewer
Sponsored Research Office
Selected NSF Programs of Interest
Promotes improvement in undergraduate technological education The program emphasis is on two-year colleges
Type 1 Projects - Full implementation projects to increase the number of students receiving AA or BA degrees
Projects should address one or more of the following five components :
Due May 8 or 9, 2007 (depending on state)
Phase 1, Exploratory Projects total up to $150 K for 1 - 3 yrs ($200 K for collaborations between 4-year institutions and 2-year institutions)
Due January 10, 2008
Phase 2, Expansion Projects total up to $500 K for 2 - 4 yrs
Phase 3, Comprehensive Projects total up to $2 M for 3 - 5 yrs
New program that supports research teams from MSCCs to do research at small business sites across the country.
Two year research awards for up to $150,000 with additional $25,000 for equipment